A heady honeyed floral with some dark background. Magnolias, violets, narcissuses, ylang-ylang are all in the bouquet thrown on satin blanket of patchouli and Siam benzoin.
The Sniff on Latin Lover by Carner:
"The [opening] florals recede into a pretty, flowery fug in the base of the scent, still heady, still very flowery, sweet and powerful, but the notes become less discernible from one another. The warmth remains and, at times, this perfume just really smells like sunshine on naked skin. On a cold, drizzly Yorkshire day this is indeed a joyous thing!" Read more ...